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MSNBC
Dec 8, 2013 5:00am PST
. >> sarah, our resident religion expert at the table, you have a religious unpopular -- >> i have a related unpopular opinion to sahil's, which is that politicians should stop talking about religion, god and the bible. >> so -- >> people would be less -- public polly would icy would be less on -- >> why is in no safe zone in politics? >> 20% of the american public is not affiliated with a particular religion. there is a smaller segment of those who are atheist than agnostic. still, as he points out, it is kind of amazing that given the rise in the number of american atheists and nonbelievers there is not a single one in the u.s. congress and that it would be poison to run and openly declare you're an atheist. look at mark pryor's ad where he talked about the bible and he doesn't have all the answers, only god has all the answers. it is, like, well, if you don't have answers, why are you running for office? >> but flip it around, though. there has to be some -- to an elected official who sincerely believes in higher power, practices their faith, there has to be some civic value in that too,
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 2:40pm EST
islam a as a great religion while at the same time seeing no contradiction in denouncing, opposing and rallying the nation to fight the we accelerated branch of islam -- perverted branch of islam which attacked us so wantonly on nerve. i wrote at the time and i believe to this day that history will treat you like harry truman, recognizing the depths of your achievement and creating the very infrastructure that will carry us through this war on barbarism. we are already seeing in this today in a kind of backhanded tribute to you as those who so criticized you during those eight years, the very people who did criticize you in those eight years when they came to power, they adopted the very same tools that you bequeathed to them, and that you and your administration had created in a moment of national confusion and danger. just as truman did in his day, providing the infrastructure, the tools and the institutions that carried us through the cold war in those days and will carry us through this war. in this generation. and if i can just repeat what i said to you in private, but i'd lik
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 5:00am PST
on either race, ethnicity, religion, preference, any of the signs of bigotry have to be addressed and not. and i think it just takes time. we're learning. we are still evolving. we are a better country today than we were 20 years ago, 30 years ago. we still have a ways to go. >> when you cast that vote in 19 yivenlgs you can look back and say within four years nelson mandela is released. four years after that, democratic elections, he becomes the president. did you think history was going to play out like that in 1986? did you think the struggle was going to take longer than that? >> i had no idea. in fact, i had no way of knowing how nelson mandela once being freed would react. my wife and i had the opportunity to visit robben island and stand in his cell and look out into the courtyard where he spent so many years crushing rocks. i felt a sense of rage welling up inside of me having think nelson mandela having spent so many years in prison could come out and walk tall and straight and say that he wanted to seek rec sill dwrags. that's an extraordinary statement i had no way of knowing w
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 9:00am PST
points making it hard to have religion insofar as saying happy holidays or nondenominational is somehow a war on christians. >> the whole thing is bizarre to me. if you think this is a bad war, you should see the war on hanukkah. this is war. >> i'm not terribly offended by people saying merry christmas in public places but i'm sure there are people who would like to have the ability to not have that shoved down their throat who are not christian. i don't get the whole burden of asking people to say happy holidays, it's fwe nine and fine to me. i'm jewish. who knows? >> i'm trying to go back to a serious point. >> that was a serious point. i don't get what the cost is for having people say happy holidays. >> i feel like it is part of a more insidious narrative about separating people saying liberal progressives on this side and conservatives on this side. >> nrcc shirt that said liberals say happy holidays. on the back it said merry christmas, which they sold a lot of them. they sold out of them. >> they have been using happy holidays. >> sure. the vast majority of people don't care abo
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 9:00pm PST
, and the abortion rights rollback and the short-lived attempt to establish a state religion in the state. remember that one? it's also been a wildly aggressive approach to budgeting in the state, spearheaded by the guy who made it all possible for the republicans, spearheaded by art pope, the architect of the north carolina republican takeover, but who is also the state's new budget director under republican governor pat mccrory. under republican control and art pope's budget stylings, north carolina has pursued deep, deep, deep cuts in education and unemployment benefits and health insurance for the poor. they've even gone after preschool in the state, all policies that will pretty directly hit the shoppers at the pope family stores, right? bargain town, bill's dollar store, the super 10 the super dollar, treasure mart, roses, maxway, all of the dollar stores that are part of their empire, all of the discount dollar stores that have made art pope and his family all of their many millions, which they have now spent to go after the poor in north carolina in a way that nobody has in more than 100 ye
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
passedol eed legislation in 187 recognizing its judeo christian religion. >> there was nothing judeo about congress making it law, but in the heat of war, sometimes you say things you don't mean. >> everything was swell until ten years ago when creeping secularism and groups like the aclu began attacking the christmas holiday. they demanded the word christmas be removed from advertising and public displays, and many people caved into that. now we have the happy holidays syndrome. >> obviously, cowering in fear of general o'reilly, the aclu says, in recent years, culturally conservative commentators have declared there is a so-called war on christmas and in many cases have claimed the aclu is leading the charge. this simply isn't true. religious freedom is part of the right guaranteed to us all. while christmas displays are placed in front of homes and places across the country and while carolers go door to door, they say christmas is being removed from all public mention. the constitutional rights allow people to preach, sing, and celebrate christmas in their churches and with family and f
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
religion free from fear. so for manfred and millions like him, that place was ultimately america. he passed away last year. but during his life, he designed the special menorah with a model of the statue of liberty at the base of each candle. i don't know if you have noticed that. in a moment, all nine lady liberty's will be shining as a beacon of hope and freedom, wherever you come from, whatever your faith. it beacon stays bright because of families like the one that will join me in lighting the menorah this evening, the schwitters. dad, jake emma could not be here because he is deployed in afghanistan. [applause] joined by his wonderful wife drew, his daughters lanie and kylie. the head and wave, guys. [laughter] i want you to know how proud we are of not only your dad but also of you. thewe are so grateful sacrifices you make on behalf of our country original day. tonight, we give thanks to all the men and women in uniform and for their families who make tremendous sacrifices on our behalf. on behalf of our freedom and our security, not only of us but our allies and friends around the w
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am EST
out of hand. you would not dismiss religion out of hand. religion has nothing to do with science, but it is something people believe very deeply. you have scientists arguing that the foods are safe and acceptable. on the other hand, you have people arguing on other grounds that even if the foods are safe -- and they are not willing to accept that they are -- but even if the foods are safe, they are not acceptable on other grounds. these two points of view go past each other with no meeting of the minds whatsoever. the academy was giving a vote to science-based look into genetically modified foods to say they are ok. other people would argue differently. would think labeling solve a lot of these problems than they should have been labeled from the beginning. let me say one other thing about that. the first company that was going to develop a genetically modified food was working on a gmo tomato. i have in my files at nyu copies of the label they intended to use on those products. a great big tomato with genetic modifications was right on the front saying this is the pride of calif
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 1:05pm EST
think back to the 1990's, various european countries in particular of standing with historic co-religion, the idea that catholic portions of europe were standing with the co-ops and others, the serbs because of old religious orders. i think we have all learned from that, so that was not completely accurate depiction of the 1990's that we have to be extraordinarily careful. we are all skirting around the proper ways or the ways of describing a very complex situation. the u.s. does not want to be seen in the middle of a sectarian conflict. it gets to the whole issue of the sunni-shiite divide, the role of christians, the role of other religious groups in the area, because this is obviously something that is three much focus on in the context of the middle east peace process, and we have to be extraordinarily careful about how we deal with that. this is why we are not seeing the same kind of tone of the debate in the u.s. they do not want to have a particular constituency. there are other dimensions of the that we want to mention about the refugee process. we've seen a whole slew of her spe
CNN
Dec 8, 2013 3:00am PST
hard, dreaming big and hoping for the best. >> he says he doesn't preach any one religion, he just wants people to find a relationship with jesus. it's okay by him if people are drawn in because they are fans of the band or they are hoping to see one of his celebrity friends. he rejeb the idea that his church is popular just because it seems trendy. >> my mind hipster lives in williamsburg, effortlessly weird and cool but they float around. that's my definition of a hipster, so i don't think that's us. >> he says it's open to mp. there are plans to bring australian mega church to more american cities. cnn, new yor xxxx>>> 7:00, grab your orange juice, coffee, sit back. >> or snuggie. i'm victor blackwell, good to have you with us. more out weather. new day sunday. everybody, well, a lot of people, are dealing with much cooler temperatures. >> i think the high in atlanta is only 47 today. the question is, do you really want to go out? >> millions of people in the east and in the path of this huge winter storm, early winter storm, prewinter storm. it's not winter yet. look for ice an
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
their religion is to destroy us. host: we will have you respond to that. negotiating in a religious way? guest: he is right to a great extent. we arenians have said the great evil and they're going to wipe israel off the face of the earth. in the middle eastern culture, it is looked upon with high regard to get the best deal possible no matter what it takes, that includes lying. that is one reason the gulf states like to work with the u.s., because we are honest and transparent. they like doing business with us as opposed to their partners or even the communist chinese. they like doing business with people that are honest and transparent. that is an underpinning to these negotiations. once again, if you are willing to blow yourself up and commit suicide in order to blow up other people, you are not a rational person. up other people, you are not a rational person. that is to you are dealing with when you are dealing with uranian's. host: -- iranians. host: you are saying that all middle eastern countries are this way? part of the middle eastern culture to get the best deal that you can, wheth
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 8:00am PST
who knows bit. father jonathan morris, fox news religion contributor. just in general, what is your gut reaction. >> you shouldn't have $557 worth of drinks otherwise, very skeptical. you know what? i think reaction against this pastor, we don't even need to say his name, who said, i give 10% to god, why do i have to give you 18%, that is not a very kind thing. maybe he had a bad day who knows, right? jenna: sure. >> the reaction is a very good one, it is a very good, kind, holy christian thing to do to actually decide i will give more than i have to, more than i'm requested of or what the social norms would tell me to do. doesn't have to be every time but i think it's a very good positive thing. i love to see people doing it. jenna: brings a good question at end of the year, when you look at chairman giving and wonder how you may donate. >> yeah. jenna: 10% mark that is out there and been there for a long time. >> right. jenna: how far above to go? are you still in good graces if you can't do the 10%? not everybody will be able to sit down and, they would love to tip somebody good
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
as a religion? stand by. the supreme court will decide. bret, you've got 'til 6:00 p.m. eastern time to get a show together. do you think you can manage? >> i think we'll have plenty. >> you always do. >> thank you very much. >> take care. >>> heather nauert has the rest of the headlines. >> there is always so much to talk about in washington. i got some news. one man is dead this morning and three people are under arrest after a stadium fight at a kansas city chiefs game. the victim in his mid 20s was sitting in someone else's truck in the parking lot after the game. when the owner of that truck saw this guy in his car, a fight broke out. the victim then collapsed and later died at the hospital. >> hospital told us there is no obvious signs of how this person died. so we don't know if the person had a heart attack during the struggle. we don't know. >> officials say that incident had nothing to do with the fan rivalry. >>> tmz reporting moments ago that the car crash that killed actor paul walker may have been caused by a steering fuel leak. this according to sources tied to the auto shop
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm EST
interpretation of religion. we are to the first world trade in the bombing in 93, remember. the people who are getting pummeled in bosnia were muslims. it was a source of concern to people across the world. i received calls from both the pope and the king of saudi arabia, asking me to intervene and bath and. and i wondered whether that was the first time they've ever been on the same side of an issue. to call broke said it was the problem from. and when we were once discussing how everything happens at once, the aftermath of somalia, haiti, bosnia, toilet cracked one of the stress lines the whole time he worked in the white house. he said you know, sometimes i really missed the cold war. bosnia in some ways became a memoir for the 21st century. it was the first conflict, which reminded us that the end of the cold war basically took the veil off this mh we were privileged to have come even when it didn't fully comport with reality that there was a bipolar world and is dangerous otherwise come with all these nuclear weapons hanging around, at least it was organized. even our spies helped eac
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am EST
of the parliamentarians, they religion against their to actually have a nuclear weapon. it's not like there hasn't been a debate within iran itself in regards to nuclear weapons program. it's not like all of iranians have said they want to move forward with nuclear weapons. they have been divided with their own society. they have that constant debate themselves. i think the iranian people made a choice when they decided to elect a more moderate president this time than they had previously. and so part of the voices of the tonian people are starting stare up also. they want to -- my hope is, and we will see whether or not they abide by the agreement and move forward, but my hope is that they would want to be a part of the international community. they cannot be part of the international community if in fact they have a nuclear weapon. as i said, it is important that russia and china has a stake in is also because here are individual countries who previously had not had a stake in this. important for them to have this p5+1 come together. if iran really wants to get back to the international committee, th
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